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πράσσω pass over, ἅλα πρήσσοντες Od.; πρ. κέλευθον to accomplish a journey, Hom.; also c. gen., ἵνα πρήσσωμεν ὁδοῖο Il. achieve, bring about, effect, accomplish, id=Il.; οὔτι πρ. to avail naught, id=Il.; πρ. δεσμόν to cause one's bondage, bring it on oneself, Pind.; πρ. ὥστε, Lat. efficere ut, Aesch.: —Pass., πέπρακται τοὖργον id=Aesch.; τὰ πεπραγμένα, Lat. acta, Pind., attic
2.absol. to effect an object, be successful, Hom. make so and so (cf. ποιέω III), Νηρηίδων τινὰ πρ. ἄκοιτιν Pind. have to do, be busy with, τὰ ἑαυτοῦ πράττειν to mind one's own business, Soph., etc.
5.πράττειν τὰ πολιτικά, τὰ τῆς πόλεως to manage state-affairs, take part in the government, Plat.:—then, absol., without any addition, ἱκανὸς πράττειν, of a statesman, Xen.
6.generally, to transact, negotiate, manage, πρ. Θηβαίοις τὰ πράγματα to manage matters for their interest, Dem.; and in Pass., τῶι Ἱπποκράτει τὰ πράγματα ἐπράττετο matters were negotiated with him, Thuc.;—but τὰ πράγματα may be omitted, οἱ πράσσοντες αὐτῶι those who were treating with him, id=Dem.; so, πράσσειν πρός τινα id=Dem.; ἔς τινα id=Dem.; also, πρ. περὶ εἰρήνης Xen.; οἱ πράσσοντες the traitors, Thuc.; also, πρ. ὅπως πόλεμος γένηται id=Thuc.; c. acc. et inf., τὴν ναῦν μὴ δεῦρο πλεῖν ἔπραττεν Dem.:—Pass., of secret practices, εἰ μή τι σὺν ἀργύρωι ἐπράσσετο unless some bribery was a-practising, Soph.; ἐπράσσετο προδόσιος πέρι Thuc. practise, Lat. agere, ἀρετάς Pind.; δίκαια ἄδικα Plat.: absol. to act, id=Plat., etc.
IV.intr. to be in a certain state or condition, to do or fare so and so, στόλος οὕτω ἔπρηξε Hdt., etc.; εὖ or κακῶς πράττειν to do or fare well or ill, id=Hdt., etc.; πρ. καλῶς Aesch.; εὐτυχῶς Soph.; πρ. ὡς ἄριστα καὶ κάλλιστα Thuc.; the perf. 2 πέπρα_γα is mostly used in this sense, Hdt., Ar., etc.
V.c. dupl. acc. pers. et rei, πράττειν τινά τι to do something to one, Eur., etc.
2.πράττειν τινὰ ἀργύριον to exact money from one, Hdt.: often in attic, of state officers, who collected the taxes (cf. εἰσπράσσω, ἐκπράσσω III), Plat., etc.; also, πρ. τι παρά τινος to obtain or demand from another, Hdt.:—metaph., φόνον πρ. to exact punishment for murder, to avenge, punish, Aesch.:—Pass., πεπραγμένος τὸν φόρον called on to pay up the tribute, Thuc.:—Mid., πράξασθαί τινα ἀργύριον, χρήματα, μισθόν, τόκους to exact for oneself, Hdt., etc.; φόρους πράσσεσθαι ἀπό or ἐκ τῶν πόλεων Thuc.:—perf. and plup. pass. are used in mid. sense, εἰ μὲν ἐπεπράγμην τοῦτον τὴν δίκην if I had exacted from him the full amount, Dem.

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